STS-72 Mission Specialist Koichi Wakata arrives in Florida (left) from the Johnson Space Center in Houston. On hand to greet him is Mamoru Mohri (right), who became the first Japanese citizen to fly on the U.S. Shuttle when he served as a payload specialist on STS-47 in 1992. Wakata represents the National Space Development Agency (NASDA) of Japan, as did Mohri before him. Wakata and five fellow crew members are scheduled to lift off aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on January 11, during an approximately 49-minute launch window opening at 4:18 am EST. (Photo Release Date: 1/8/96 )

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